FreeBSD6, FSC Lifebook E8010, Xorg

Oliver Fromme olli at
Mon Aug 1 12:21:06 GMT 2005

Rainer Duffner <rainer at> wrote:
 > Can't I just force the silly driver to display 1400x1050, with some 
 > "yes, I know what I'm doing"-switch?

The problem is that the driver doesn't _know_ how to set
the modes in the first place.  It relies completely on the
video BIOS for that.

Best regards

Oliver Fromme,  secnetix GmbH & Co KG, Marktplatz 29, 85567 Grafing
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